In a blockbuster deal that saw the disgruntled James Harden traded to Brooklyn from Houston, the NBA world was shaken up by yet another superstar forcing his way out of a franchise in search to assemble a superteam.
The Warriors beat the Cavs and won their third title in four seasons. No shocker there. As soon as Golden State beat Houston in game seven, most counted out the Cavaliers and checked out of this NBA season.
Admittedly, after LeBron and the Cavs had a historic night in TD Garden and beat Boston in game seven, I too was checked out...
It’s been 353 days since Steph Curry, Kevin Durant and the Warriors won the 2017 NBA title in five games against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Now, 11 months and 19 days after their illustrious title, the Warriors and Cavs will meet again in the Finals, but this time with a matchup differential worse than ever.
The Phoenix Suns struck gold last night as they were selected as the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft lottery, followed by the Sacramento Kings and the Atlanta Hawks as the second and third overall picks, respectively.
Below is my first NBA Mock Draft, which features a lot of nice talent from college hoops and overseas:
Phoenix - Luka Doncic (PG, Real Madrid/Slovenia)
The Phoenix Suns have the task